Two articles came up in my newsfeed this week: One from The New York Times - Farmland Values Hit Record Highs, Pricing Out Farmers and from local news in Iowa - Record price for Iowa farmland now $30,000 an acre Let's pause to let that sink in. This record comes on the heels of the … Continue reading With farmland selling at record prices, next-generation farmers need our help
Are you an aspiring farmer full of questions on how to get started? Maybe you're a new farmer looking for advice or guidance? Are you a farmer with several years of experience under your belt and want to help the next generation? Programs around WI and the Upper Midwest are open for both opportunities. Check … Continue reading InspireBites: Be a farming mentor! Or mentee!
Join FoxRAP next week at this important event: The Land Stewardship Project in partnership with the National Young Farmers Coalition is hosting a Farm Bill listening session for Beginning Farmers next Tuesday, June 7th from 6-7pm! The Farm Bill will determine how hundreds of billions of dollars of agricultural funding is spent, and will determine, … Continue reading Farm Bill Listening Session for Beginning Farmers